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HAVE YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES TO WIN THE #SMARTERCITIESNOW SOLUTION CHALLENGE?
September 15, 2017
Have you got what it takes to win the #SmarterCitiesNOW Solution Challenge?
The #SmarterCitiesNOW solution Challenge is a UK/Nordic startup/SME competition.
The competition invites startups/SMEs working on smart city solutions in one or more of the following 8 sustainability areas to submit their solutions to the #SmarterCitiesNOW Solution Challenge: 1) Sustainability, 2) Construction & Tech, 3) Transport & mobility, 4) Engineering & Tech, 5) Digital infrastructure/Digitisation/IOT, 6) Culture, 7) Public health, 8) Experience.
What is #SmarterCitiesNOW?
#SmarterCitiesNOW is a 3 year UK/Nordic smart cities collaboration programme, run by Tech Nordic Advocates, with focus on sustainable urban development.
Who can join the #SmarterCitiesNOW Solution Challenge?
Any startup and/or SME with a solution (in development or ready to go) in any of the 8 areas outlined above.
What are the prizes?
A chance to win a Fellowship (free cabin to use as a studio and access to open plan communal space) at the ‘Good Hotel London’ and a place on the shortlist of the Urban Tech Acceleration Programme, run by BLOXHUB and Rainmaking Loft in Copenhagen.
The runner-up prize is a year’s membership of BLOXHUB for 1-5 employees.
What do I have to do to win?
To win, your solution must meet the following criteria:
- Fall within one or more of the 8 sustainability areas
- Address a specific challenge
- Offer an innovative solution to the named challenge
- Be scalable
- Be environmentally sustainable
- Demonstrate a commercially scalable business model
How do I join the #SmarterCitiesNOW Solution Challenge?
Please register via the link the below.
What’s the deadline for submission?
To join the competition, you must submit your entry by 15 September 2017.